The 2019 World Junior Championships’ first session of finals and semi-finals begin on Tuesday at 5:30pm in Budapest.
Lillie Nordmann was a member of the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay for the Americans, winning gold in Budapest on night 1 of World Juniors.
Opportunities have passed to qualify for the World Juniors roster, and the projected roster shows all 3 priority tier athletes should make the selection.
16-year-old Torri Huske will have two individual swims in Budapest with the 100 fly and 100 free now secured into her event line-up.
Carson Foster has qualified himself in the 200 free and 200 back individuals for the upcoming World Juniors meet in Budapest.
It’s 14-year-old Erin Gemmell vs 16-year-old Ashley Strouse for the second individual entry in the 200 free. That takes place in tonight’s B final.
Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes prelims of three events: the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 backstroke.
Today’s morning session begins with heats of the 200 fly and 100 free, and timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
16-year-old Phoebe Bacon of NCAP swam another jaw-dropping backstroke swim, ranking herself in the top 10 US times and top 20 world times this year.
The UVA men, along with other elite collegiate athletes, dominated the men’s events – whereas the women’s events were largely won by age groupers.
Whelan, who competes collegiately for Duke, first took the men’s 100 fly in 54.74.
Caeleb Dressel and Dean Farris will contest in the 100 free tonight.
Caeleb Dressel will not be swimming the 50 free, and will instead be in the 200 fly.
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